Events

Made Here RMIT Furniture Design graduate show

20 Nov, 2014

Over the weekend of Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of November, between 10am – 4 pm, ‘Made Here’ exhibition opens. The exhibition will showcase the works of graduating students from RMIT’s Furniture Design Program. This year’s Furniture Design Students have been widely recognised for their innovative and sustainable designs in…

Canberra’s Ethical Makers DESIGN Canberra

12 Nov, 2014

The terms ‘ethical’ and ‘sustainable’ are ubiquitous, few places more so than in craft and design. Rejected and embraced, ridiculed and revered, ethics and sustainability are themes that underwrite all aspects of life in the twenty-first century. It is apt, then, that a major design festival would incorporate responses to…

UTS’s Festival of Design and Architecture

29 Oct, 2014

From objects that could change everyday life through to landscape projects that could change whole cities, this series of 12 unique shows and events, spread across 8 inner-city venues, showcases the work of students from UTS’s Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. It also showcases the wide variety of career…

Melbourne Architecture Annual

16 Oct, 2014

The Australian Institute of Architects, in partnership with Federation Square, presents a week-long celebration of Melbourne and its built environment from 27 October. Melbourne Architecture Annual (MAA) features a host of free and ticketed events located around Federation Square and inner Melbourne designed for children, adults, architecture aficionados and locals…

Get intimate with Brisbane’s top design firms

7 Oct, 2014

Come Back To My Place is a unique event series peering behind the closed doors of the design firms shaping Brisbane’s urban landscape. Presented this month as part of the Forecast Festival of Landscape Architecture, the series invites the general public and festival-goers to eight free discussion-based events at intimate…

Cathedrals of Culture

30 Sep, 2014

“Cathedrals of Culture must rank as one of the most fervent hymns to architecture ever sung, proudly throwing down the gauntlet of high culture to that part of the intelligentsia who attend the movies. Clever, coy, precious, stirring, it’s a film of many moods.” – The Hollywood Reporter The Australian…

Garage Sale Trail

29 Sep, 2014

Music magazines, vinyl and pre-loved instruments will be top of the picks for musician and City of Sydney Garage Sale Trail ambassador, Josh Pyke, at the giant, city-wide garage sale on 25 October. Josh, a highly acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter and musician, is an avid supporter of garage sales as a…

Forecast Festival of Landscape Architecture

26 Sep, 2014

Brisbane will host a pioneering event exploring the future of how the landscapes of our cities and public spaces are designed and governed through the inaugural Forecast Festival of Landscape Architecture. Presented by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), Forecast runs from October 16 – 18, and brings together…

Snap Some Wood

11 Sep, 2014

Planet Ark has launched its popular Snap Some Wood photo competition for 2014, with four iPads with wooden covers, worth over $2,750 each, up for grabs for the best images. The photo competition is an initiative of Planet Ark’s ‘Make It Wood – Do Your World Some Good’ campaign, which…

Pop Up Horticulture

11 Sep, 2014

Experience pop up horticulture, that is, ‘real’ classes from real courses. You can visit the green roof garden, find out about the conservation of indigenous plants, and learn about growing heirloom vegetables and heritage fruit.  Available for interview is Fred Hellreigel, the course coordinator of the new gardener program.  “We are all excited as we will be launching the…